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Eliza Pesuit on Access to Global Education for High School Students

Executive Director Eliza Pesuit recalls her early life growing up in a small town in Western Massachusetts, with parents from very different backgrounds. Her dad is from Serbia and her mom is from Russia. Her dad is Christian and her mom is Jewish. At a young age, Eliza learned to value differences and as she ... READ MORE

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Storytelling Challenge Regional Winner: Family is Everywhere

Victoria Palacios, 17 | Alumni Ambassador 2018-2019 | Evanston Township H.S, IL | San Juan De La Maguana, DR Going into this trip I didn’t know what I was gonna go through. I am a shy quiet girl and I didn’t know anyone on the trip. But quickly after I met the group. We all had a connection from the start. We vibed well and all got... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge National Winner: A Kid From Oakland

Anthony Bibiano, 17 | Alumni Ambassador 2018-2019 | Oakland High School, CA | Constanza, DR Growing up in Oakland, I’ve experienced many things a 17-year old should never have to. With issues ranging from murders and racism to an overworked police and school system. The issues my community faces do not make me feel ashamed about where I... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge Regional Winner: My Global Glimpse Experience

Jessica Neri, 17 | 2018-2019 Alumni Ambassador | Greenwich High School, CT | Constanza, Dominican Republic Before Global Glimpse I had only dreamed of seeing the world and immersing myself in a different culture. I had never been outside the United States and was excited for my trip to Constanza, Dominican Republic. Well, that was until I stepped... READ MORE

Storytelling Challenge Regional Winner: Estoy Contigo y Tu Estas Conmigo

Nia Hernandez, 17 | Alumni Ambassador 2018-2019 | Springfield Central H.S., MA | Constanza, DR Golden Dolphins danced on my wrist for 14 days,  Watching my encounters.    They shimmered in the summer sun,   Reminding me of home.    En el Día catorce, we departed from each other.  So much love was shown.    No, the dolphins weren’t lost.  Nor... READ MORE